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Manning the US border
2015 marks a decade since a group of private individuals launched the Minuteman movement, a self-appointed citizens’ patrol of the United States border to stop illegal immigrants from Mexico.
The downsides of looking like a leader
Having highly confident people in positions of power can have its disadvantages, according to research experiments.
Bringing up the bodies with big data
Newly available genealogical records are helping to provide insights into the lives the European nobility, and may provide important clues about why Western Europe led the Industrial Revolution.
Speed shadowing shows that appearances can be deceptive
Research experiments show that regardless of our personality, our identities are intimately connected with our physical appearance.
The humanity of war: iconic photojournalism of the battlefield
From the First World War to the war on terror, the ways of war have changed drastically over the last century. The images which record these conflicts have also evolved.
The politics of outer space
Forty five years after the Moon landing, outer space still holds a fascination for the world, associated with prestige, political and military power.
Dumbing down the smart city
Does the smart city concept put technology ahead of people, ignoring the very things that make us human?
Facebook reveals its shallow side
Does social media wield the power we think it does? Not when it comes to mobilising the masses to action.
Do what you love, love what you do
The dream of giving up the daily grind and finding a true vocation has fuelled a million job searches. But can our often elusive ‘calling’ be found?
The fundamental flaws behind today's educational assisted technology
Why technology is not the great equaliser when it comes to students with additional needs.
A Facebook revolution?
The role of social media in the Egyptian uprising
Men seek help using female avatars
Why online games are helping men lose their inhibitions
Flight of the angels
Evangelical outreach in the UK challenges ideas of the ‘sacred’ and the ‘secular’
The personal side of a very public crisis
Young Greeks talk to Dr Athanasia Chalari about their experience of the economic crisis
How young British Muslims come to feel alienated from the country of their birth
Screen and intervene
Would the ability to predict which child might grow up to be a criminal be a good thing?
A matter of death and life
Study shows that men who think about mortality aim to father more children.
Is financial journalism in crisis?
New compact needed between the financial press and the media.
Making sure the kids are alright
The Europe-wide project that assesses the dangers of the internet.
When sorry isn't enough
Philosopher Luc Bovens explores the limits of an apology.